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Here you will learn what’s new and what’s hot in AutoTRAX DEX.

Autotrax is the state-of-the-art printed circuit board design program that features integrated schematic capture, electronic part of design, parametric parts, circuit simulation, PCB design and automatic CD generation.

Only changes after August 28th, 2017 are listed. All changed before then, and there are hundreds, are not listed due to website change.

More responsive Library Panel
More responsive Library Panel

More responsive Library Panel

The library panel is now more responsive to external modification of the library directories. Fixed several bugs. Improved dialog position restoration Zoom In/Out PgUp/Dn zoom in. PgUp/Dn with Shift key pressed zoom in faster (x10) 3D Pan With Keyboard...

Node ID changes
Node ID changes

Node ID changes

Added properties editor in the sheet editor. This sets all Node ID properties. It also sets the the default font for Node IDs. Right click on an individual Node ID to hide it. If you have multiple Node IDs selected they will all be hidden. To multiple...

Option to mirror drill file
Option to mirror drill file

Option to mirror drill file

New Create Drill file dialog. When you create the drill file you have an option to reverse/flip/mirror the coordinates about the vertical center of the PCB. This allow you to drill from the bottom side.  

Bug fixes
Bug fixes

Bug fixes

Fixed the following bugs. Setting some properties on a part symbol did not set the design as modified. So no prompt to save if you closed AutoTRAX. shows correct state. Error in Power Supply Design. Input AC to transformers connected to same port....

CNC output with quality settings
CNC output with quality settings

CNC output with quality settings

CNC output now has 3 quality settings. Quality To see the effect of the quality setting consider the following sample PCB... High The high setting gives you the best quality of CNC cut as shown below. Low The low setting gives you the best quality of...

Schematics drawing 138% faster
Schematics drawing 138% faster

Schematics drawing 138% faster

X2 Speed Increase Schematics drawing is now much faster. For instance, the main schematic for the DEX UNO project is 138% faster. PCB drawing is also faster. 71% for DEX UNO PCB with copper fill shown. 21 FPS in route mode with 2560x1600 pixel monitor....